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The parade, the annual highlight of North Korea's most important holiday, came amid growing global worries that North Korea may be preparing for its sixth nuclear test or a major missile launch, such as its first flight test of an ICBM capable of reaching US shores.
  • Paul Manafort Registering with US Government as Foreign Agent

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    Last summer, Manafort's name appeared in a so-called black ledger allegedly detailing Yanukovych's secret cash payments to political allies. Manafort reportedly led lobbying efforts on behalf of the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine, a front group for former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, in the United States from 2010 to 2014.
  • United Nations peacekeeping operations to end in haiti, Indian units to remain

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    United Nations peacekeepers were deployed to Haiti in 2004 when a rebellion led to the ouster and exile of then-President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Acting on the recommendations of the Secretary-General, the Council also made a decision to establish a successor operation, the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH), which would be mandated to assist the Haitian Government to strengthen rule of law institutions; further support and develop the National Police; and engage ...
  • Trump launched Syria strike eating cake with Xi Jinping

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    Trump pointed out that he had fruitful discussions with Stoltenberg on what can be done to combat terrorism. This morning President Donald Trump was on Fox News speaking to Maria Bartiromo about the details surrounding the strike he ordered last week on a northern Syrian airbase in response to a suspected chemical attack on civilians that killed at least 100.
  • Over 600 candidates register for Iran presidential race

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    Although the constitution does not block a former president from returning to office - a sitting president is limited to two terms - it hasn't happened before. He added: "Some people say that the [supreme leader's] advice was meant to completely forbid [me from running], but what the leader said was just advice".
  • US Bomb Death Toll Rises to 94

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    The spokesman for the provincial governor, Attullah Khogyani, also spoke of "90 Daesh fighters killed". One resident living around 2 kilometers (1.5 miles) from the blast told CNN he heard an " extremely loud boom that smashed the windows of our house".
  • India, Australia ink six pacts

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    After holding delegation-level bilateral talks and signing six pacts aimed at greater cooperation, the two heads of state arrived at Mandi House metro station on the Delhi metro's Blue Line to hop a ride. While praising his counterpart, Prime Minister Modi said, "Your visit gives us opportunity to shape new priorities in our strategic partnership".
  • Zarif calls United States bombing of Syria unacceptable

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    Discussing how to follow up and implement the agreements reached between Iran and Russian Federation during the visit of President Rouhani to Moscow was another part of the talks between Zarif and Lavrov. In his Wednesday interview with AFP, Assad similarly said his nation would allow only an "impartial" investigation. On Tuesday morning a residential district in Chan Sheikhun in Idlib province was bombed and poison gas was released.
  • North Korea celebrated its founder's birthday with an extravagant military display

    North Korea celebrated its founder's birthday with an extravagant military display

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    Kim Jong Un, looking relaxed in a dark suit and laughing with aides, oversaw the festivities on the "Day of the Sun" at Pyongyang's main Kim Il Sung Square. North Korea showed two new kinds of ICBM enclosed in canister launchers mounted on the back of trucks, suggesting Pyongyang was working towards a "new concept" of ICBM, said Melissa Hanham, a senior research associate at the US -based Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, California.
  • Has White House experience tempered Donald Trump?

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    While neither side would say exactly what sort of deal was struck, it seemed to confirm observers' predictions that both leaders went into the summit expecting to size each other up and see to what extent they could do business with each other.